Most people love to have fun in the sun, but too much sun exposure can significantly make a hit on your skin.  Sun damage can make you look older than you are, and in some cases be dangerous.

The good news is that Dr. Mesa, a Board Certified Cosmetic Latin Plastic Surgeon offers in New Jersey and New York City, uses chemical peels and skin cream restorative treatments to reduce the telltale signs of sun damage and get your skin back to looking its best.

Minimally Invasive Treatments

Compared with laser skin treatments, these minimally invasive treatments allows for a safer, effective and more economical treatment that’s tailored to your needs, thus avoiding surcharging the cost of buying or leasing a laser device.

Dr. Mesa can significantly improve your facial skin quality with these therapeutic approaches:

  • TCA Chemical peel.
  • Obagi Nu Derm Skin Restoration Transformation Cream Kits.
  • Medical Grade Skin maintenance and rejuvenation creams.

While the face TCA chemical peel gives you a fast results that requires a short 7 days recovery or down time, skin treatment with the Obagi Nu Derm system does have minimal downtime, but requires application of these wonderful cream system for 12 weeks to achieve the desired results.

These are some of the of the signs of sun damaged skin that either a TCA chemical peel or Obagi Nu Derm Skin Restoration Transformation system improve:

  • Age spots: The sun increases melanin production, causing age spots, which can be brown, black or even gray. You may see them on your chest, shoulders, hands, arms, and forehead.
  • Lines, folds, and wrinkles: Because the sun breaks down collagen and elastin, fine lines and wrinkles result, especially on the chest and the hands.
  • Actinic keratosis: While it’s not known if these larger brown and tan spots are caused by sun exposure, they often appear on areas of the skin that get the most sunlight. Sometimes raised off the skin and having a scaly dry appearance.
  • Dryness: Since the sun literally sucks out moisture and natural oils that lubricate the skin, years of repeated sun exposure can leave your looking dehydrated and flaky from the tips of your fingers to your toes.
  • Texture changes: Constantly exposing your skin to the sun causes it to become rough, thin and irregular because of the depletion of collagen. UV rays can also cause other textural anomalies, as well as skin cancer and pre-cancer.

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